Tag: switzerland

Oct 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Atop the Stanserhorn in the Swiss Alps

Picture of the Day: Atop the Stanserhorn in the Swiss Alps

Photographer Matthew Szwedowski shows us the breathtaking landscape of the Swiss Alps with this stunning view from the top of Stanserhorn.

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Aug 20, 2015

Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft)

Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft)

The daring feat was accomplished at Cascata del Salto in Ticino, Switzerland.

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Feb 27, 2015

BASE Jumping Into the Abyss

BASE Jumping Into the Abyss

GoPro athlete Marshall Miller BASE jumps into the foggy unknown in Lauterbrennen, Switzerland. The first-person POV gave me chills!

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Jan 12, 2015

Picture of the Day: Winter at the Wiesen Viaduct

Picture of the Day: Winter at the Wiesen Viaduct

Photograph by Kabelleger / David Gubler (www.bahnbilder.ch) The Wiesen Viaduct is a single track limestone railway viaduct. It spans the Landwasser River southwest of the hamlet of Wiesen, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. Designed by the then chief engineer of the Rhaetian Railway, Henning Friedrich, it was built between 1906 and 1909 under…

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Sep 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Maloja Pass, Switzerland

Picture of the Day: The Maloja Pass, Switzerland

Photograph by Paul Bica The Maloja Pass (Italian: Passo del Maloja, German: Malojapass) (elevation 1815 meters/5954 ft) is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, linking the valleys of Engadin with the Val Bregaglia and Chiavenna in Italy. It marks the watershed between the Danube and Po basins.…

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Aug 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cabin on the Matterhorn

Picture of the Day: Cabin on the Matterhorn

Photograph by Juan Rubiano | juanrubiano.com A beautiful view of the Swiss landscape with a cabin in the foreground and the mighty Matterhorn looming in the background. What a view! The photograph was taken by Juan Rubiano, who says this photo was not retouched or ‘enhanced’ in Photoshop and that it isn’t HDR; just…

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Mar 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

OESCHINEN LAKE, SWITZERLAND Photograph by STEFFEN SAUDER Located in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland is the beautiful Oeschinen Lake. The lake is situated at an elevation of 1,578 metres (5,177 ft), has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres (0.4304 sq mi) and its maximum depth is 56 metres (184 ft). Oeschinen is fed…

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